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Orioles place ace starter Chris Tillman on disabled list

The Baltimore Orioles will be without their top starting pitcher for at least 15 days. The club placed Chris Tillman on the disabled list Wednesday, retroactive to August 21. #Orioles officially place RHP Chris Tillman on the 15-day DL with right shoulder bursitis (retro to August 21). — Dan Connolly (@danconnolly2016) August 24, 2016 While not surprising, this is a blow. Tillman...
Via Sportsnaut
58 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Tillman goes on 15-day DL; Orioles call up Wright

The Orioles placed Chris Tillman on the disabled list with right shoulder bursitis and recalled righty Mike Wright from Triple-A Norfolk on Wednesday.
Via Orioles.com
1 hour ago

Orioles recall Wright from Norfolk - School of Roch

WASHINGTON - The Orioles have recalled Mike Wright from Triple-A Norfolk to replace Chris Tillman on the 25-man roster. Tillman has been placed on the disabled list retroactive to Sunday with right shoulder bursitis. Wright is available tonight in the bullpen while Wade Miley starts for the Orioles. He hasn't ... Read More
Via MASN
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

It is Gut-Check Time for the Baltimore Orioles

Following an uncomfortable side-session for Baltimore Orioles Ace Chris Tillman, the Orioles plan to announce that Tillman will be placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to Saturday  with right shoulder soreness. Tillman, who is 15-5 with a 3.76 ERA, has been the clear cut ace of the Orioles staff all season and is eligible to return on Sept. 5. With 15 wins, Tillman’s...
Via The Sports Journal
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manny Machado Is Looking for His Cookie

Per at-bat, Manny Machado is better this year than he was last year. That’ll happen with a 24-year-old. Or at least that’s what people tell me, I don’t remember those halcyon days myself. What’s most interesting, of course, is how he’s done it. You can tell that he’s hitting for a bit more power by hitting more fly balls, and that he’s improved against breaking balls...
Via Fangraphs
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ubaldo Jimenez Is Back In The Rotation, For Now

Chris Tillman is indeed headed to the disabled list. He received a cortisone injection in his shoulder to combat the discomfort, but the injury is apparently not severe enough to warrant an MRI. Tillman could be back to full strength in a couple weeks, or perhaps not. The Orioles and Buck Showalter don't seem overly concerned, but that doesn't always mean a whole lot. You know better...
Via Camden Depot
8 hours ago

Charm life: Gausman keeps thriving at home

Whether it's the shadow of the B&O Warehouse or the breeze off the inner harbor, something about pitching at Oriole Park at Camden Yards appeals to Kevin Gausman. After firing six scoreless innings Tuesday in an 8-1 win over the Nationals, the Orioles righty now has a 2.48 home ERA this season, compared to 5.32 on the road.
Via Orioles.com
16 hours ago

Orioles ace Chris Tillman headed to DL with shoulder issue

BALTIMORE (AP) Orioles ace Chris Tillman would rather miss part of August than be sidelined for most of September. So the right-hander is going to take a break from the pennant race to give his ailing shoulder a much-needed rest. Baltimore is expected to place Tillman on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday. ''I don't like it, but it is what it is. It happened, and we've got to...
Via Associated Press
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Buck Showalter on 8-1 win and Chris Tillman's upcoming DL stint

Following the Orioles' 8-1 win over the Nats, Buck Showalter said starting pitcher Chris Tillman will most likely be placed on the disabled list with right shoulder discomfort.
Via MASN
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Buck Showalter on why he's starting Steve Pearce in left field

Buck Showalter says Steve Pearce's need for playing time was a big reason why Hyun Soo Kim is on the bench to start Game 2 vs. the Nats.
Via MASN
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Orioles talk about 4-3 win over the Nationals

Mark Trumbo, Dylan Bundy and Buck Showalter recap the O's 4-3 win over the Nats.
Via MASN
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Showalter talks about decision to option Joseph - School of Roch

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said catcher Caleb Joseph will rejoin the club in 10 days after being optioned today to Triple-A Norfolk. Joseph probably would have played only once or twice before rosters expand on Sept. 1 and he needs the at-bats, a season-long offensive funk leaving his average at ... Read More
Via MASN
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wieters in tonight's lineup - School of Roch

Matt Wieters is off the paternity list and catching tonight for the Orioles in the series opener against the Nationals at Camden Yards. Wieters missed the past two games for the birth of his son. It's a standard lineup against a right-hander, including Hyun Soo Kim in left field, Pedro ... Read More
Via MASN
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles place C Matt Wieters placed on paternity leave

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles have placed starting catcher Matt Wieters on paternity leave. Wieters left the team Saturday to join his wife, Maria, who is due to give birth to the couple's second child. Wieters, a four-time All Star, is batting .240 with 10 homers and 45 RBIs in 91 games. Baltimore recalled Francisco Pena from Triple-A Norfolk to be the second catcher...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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